Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has condemned the International Criminal Court (ICC) ahead of general elections in the country.
South Sudan’s leading rebel figure Riek Machar says he will return to South Sudan to take up his position as vice-president.
The laptop bomb that detonated on board a Somali passenger jet last week has been labelled a “sophisticated” device that made it through airport security, according to sources close to the investigation.
Rwanda has said it will send Burundi refugees to other countries, after being accused by the UN of recruiting them to fuel the conflict in neighbouring Burundi.
The African Union’s (AU) failure to send peacekeepers troops into Burundi has been labelled “predictable” by the Institute for Security Studies (ISS).
A British helicopter pilot has been shot dead by Tanzanian poachers, according to the charity he was working for.
Russia has said it is opposed to placing a UN arms embargo on South Sudan and sanctions against President Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar.
Amnesty International says it has found evidence of mass graves in Burundi at five locations where security forces have been accused of killing 87 people in December.
A British photojournalist and French reporter have been released by Burundi authorities one day after they were arrested in the capital Bujumbura.
South Sudan’s former vice-president, turned rebel leader, Riek Machar has met with Uganda President Yoweri Museveni to seek help with the failed peace deal in South Sudan.